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Tech Industry: Secrets of Area 51: The alien controversy
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Tech Industry: Secrets of Area 51: The alien controversy

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In her new book, "Area 51," Annie Jacobsen makes shocking allegations about human experimentation and a UFO coverup that will definitely surprise you. We dig into the controversy.

AREA 51 WOULDN�T BE AREA 51 UNLESS THERE WAS CONTROVERSY AND CONSPIRACY. AND ANNIE JACOBSEN�S NEW BOOK, �AREA 51,� DELIVERS BOTH. SHE CITES AN ANONYMOUS SOURCE WHO TOLD HER A SURPRISING STORY ABOUT THE ROSWELL UFO AND ITS CONNECTION TO THE MYSTERIOUS NEVADA MILITARY BASE. well what i write in the book has made some people uncomfortable because its not reflective of what they want to believe the government does or did at area 51 //in the end of my book i reveal what someone told me, an engineer, who was a source for me, // what the source told me was that a flying disc really did crash in new mexico, it was taken to wright patterson, and that it did wind up at area 51, hense the name area 51 it went there in 1951, and he was one of 5 engineers that reverse engineered that craft. it did not come from mars, it camera from russia AND JOSEPH STALIN APPARENTLY ENGINEERED THIS CRAFT AND SENT IT AS A DIS- INFORMATION AND FEAR CAMPAIGN the craft is believed to have been built by two former 3rd reich airplane designers named walter and reamer horton and they had the blueprints on this aircraft and stalin got ahold of it and sent this craft as a means of a hoax a-la the "war of the worlds" AND, HER SOURCE TOLD HER � THERE *WERE* LITTLE GREEN MEN INSIDE THE AIRCRAFT. this is information that came to me from the source who i absolutely believe// what he said was that the child-sized aviators had been the byproduct of this horrific human experimentation program eventually my source told me // "we chose to do the same thing" -and that upsets a lot of people this idea that the united states government // could have experimented on humans. THE ALLEGATIONS HAVE SHOCKED READERS, AND SOME OF THE VETERANS OF AREA 51, AS WELL. i can't conviece of it, that wasn't the atmosphere, we weren't that desperate at that time, i can't picture stalin being that desperate, but then again people, they do crazy things in the interest of you know - i just can't picture it because i would then be forced to say i don't want to be part of it we don't know. its personal opinion, everybody's got their own opinion about certain things. annie jacobsen for me its completely plausible because i looked at the entire landscape of area 51 and that need to know // 9:24:38 and the compartmentalization of secrets, and i believe that something like this, a rogue program could have happened AREA 51, SAYS ANNIE JACOBSEN, IS A STORY OF INCREDIBLE FEATS OF TECHNOLOGY, BUT ALSO A STORY ABOUT A PLACE FAR OUT IN THE NEVADA DESERT WITH HARDLY ANY OVERSIGHT, AND HARDLY ANY RULES. We had no bosses you might say, we were top of our field and there wasn't anyone superior to us and we reported to no one except for the customer i rather see it as a clear progression of what can happen because one of the themes that i write about in the book is using the Lord Acton quote "power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely" some of the men in the book show great moral courage no matter what but what i also write about that. these are american's cold warries but what i also write about in the book is a number of men who experience a downfall when power overwhelms them and you have the old archetype of hubris taking over and they push things too far and there is very serious repercussions so i see, remember that area 51 was setup to push military, science and technology faster and further than any other nation. that is what we did. and the rogue program is an extension of pushing science over the edge into black science or wicked science SINCE WE INTERVIEWED ANNIE JACOBSEN, TD BARNES, AND JIM FRIEDMAN FOR THIS PIECE, CONTROVERSY ABOUT THESE ALLEGATIONS HAS CONTINUED TO GROW. THE ROADRUNNERS � THE GROUP OF AREA 51 VETERANS THAT MEET TO TALK ABOUT THEIR EXPERIENCES THERE � NOW SAY THEY FEEL BLINDSIDED BY THE STORY, AND HAVE EMAILED US TO TRY TO DISCREDIT THE TALE. � WHAT WOULD YOU HOPE COMES OUT OF THIS I would hope that people would read the whole book and be able to make that judgement for themselves at the end. because everyone gets to have an opinion about whether or not they believe the voracity of my source as i do. and if it is even remotely possible what he said happened then there are questions to ask about black operations at area 51 ONE THING IS CLEAR, AND PROBABLY ALWAYS WILL BE: VERY FEW PEOPLE WILL EVER KNOW THE WHOLE TRUTH ABOUT AREA 51.

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